Emilio Salgari, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Emilio Salgari

Italian writer

Date of Birth: 21-Aug-1863

Place of Birth: Verona, Veneto, Italy

Date of Death: 25-Apr-1911

Profession: screenwriter, sailor, journalist, children's writer, science fiction writer

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Emilio Salgari

  • Emilio Salgari (pronounced ['salgari], but often erroneously Italian pronunciation: [e'mi?ljo sal'ga?ri]; 21 August 1862 – 25 April 1911) was an Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers and a pioneer of science fiction.In Italy, his extensive body of work was more widely read than that of Dante.
  • Today he is still among the 40 most translated Italian authors.
  • Many of his most popular novels have been adapted as comics, animated series and feature films.
  • He is considered the father of Italian adventure fiction and Italian pop culture, and the "grandfather" of the Spaghetti Western.

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